This was the third time Athens hosted the UEFA Champions League final, after 1983 final (Hamburg-Juventus) and 1994 final (Milan-Barcelona).
This was a rematch of the 2005 final, in which Liverpool came out winners after penalties.
Both Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher didn't play against Toulouse, due to injury.
Olympiacos will play against Lazio at "Georgios Karaiskakis" in a "gates closed" match, due to a last season's ban from UEFA.
Olympiacos achieved their first away win ever in Champions League during this matchday.
Rangers win in Lyon was their first away win in Champions League since 2000.
Barcelona's Carles Puyol scored his 2nd Champ.League goal in his 66th appearance.
Luis Figo reached 100 appearances in Champions League, as he manages to play during this matchday.
Liverpool's 8-0 win against Besiktas is the biggest win in Champions League history.
Fernando Torres scored his first goal in Champions League during this matchday.
Lazio goalkeeper Marco Ballotta became the oldest player to ever play in the Champions League when he was fielded in the match against Real Madrid on 11 December 2007. Aged 43.
Inter Milan's 2-0 loss to Liverpool was their first loss in 29 games.
Liverpool's 2-0 win against Inter Milan was their 100th European victory at Anfield.
Liverpool's 1-0 win against Inter Milan was Jamie Carragher's 100th in European match for the club.
Arsenal are the first English team in history to beat AC Milan at the San Siro.
Fenerbahce are the first Turkish side to go through to the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
Manchester United's 1-0 win against Lyon was their 10th consecutive home win in the Champions League. This equals the competition record.
Ji-Sung Park made his UEFA Champions League debut for Man Utd in their 2-0 win against Roma.
Barcelona's Bojan Krkic scored his first goal in Champions League during this matchday.
The same three English sides (Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United) played in the semi-finals for the second season in a row. The only team that was not in the previous season's semi-finals was Barcelona. This semi-final line-up meant that there would be an English team in the final for the fourth season in a row.